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Logan County, Colorado
Map of Colorado highlighting Logan County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Colorado's location in the U.S.
Founded February 25, 1887
Named for John A. Logan
Seat Sterling
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,845 sq mi (4,778 km²)
1,839 sq mi (4,762 km²)
6 sq mi (16 km²), 0.34%
 - (2000)
 - Density

11/sq mi (4/km²)
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7/-6

Logan County is the 23rd most extensive of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado of the United States. The county was named for General John A. Logan. The county population was 20,504 at U.S. Census 2000.[1] The county seat is Sterling. The Sterling Micropolitan Statistical Area comprises Logan County.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,778 km² (1,845 sq mi). 4,762 km² (1,839 sq mi) of it is land and 16 km² (6 sq mi) of it (0.34%) is water.

Adjacent Counties[]


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 20,504 people, 7,551 households, and 5,066 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (11/sq mi). There were 8,424 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 91.65% White, 2.05% Black or African American, 0.64% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.77% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 11.90% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,551 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.80% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% were non-families. 28.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 10.80% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 112.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,724, and the median income for a family was $42,241. Males had a median income of $28,155 versus $21,110 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,721. About 9.00% of families and 12.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.40% of those under age 18 and 10.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns[]

State park[]

Historic trail[]

Transcontinental trail[]

Scenic byway[]

See also[]

External links[]


  1. ^ {{cite web | url = | title = Annual County Population Estimates and Estimated Components of Change: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 (CO-EST2006-alldata) | format = CSV | work = 2006 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau

Coordinates: 40°44′N 103°07′W / 40.73, -103.11

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